Category Archives: stations

Oresund bridge and Drogden tunnel

The plan was to travel to Goteborg by train to Malmo, where I would change trains to the one Wallander uses to visit Copenhagen.  You know, the one that disappears under water mid-crossing from Sweden to Denmark. The first bit

Oresund bridge and Drogden tunnel

The plan was to travel to Goteborg by train to Malmo, where I would change trains to the one Wallander uses to visit Copenhagen.  You know, the one that disappears under water mid-crossing from Sweden to Denmark. The first bit

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

A day in the Grand Duchy

When I set myself the target to visit every EU country while my British citizenship allows me to be an EU citizen as well, I didn’t specify how long I should visit each country for.  I always felt that just

A day in the Grand Duchy

When I set myself the target to visit every EU country while my British citizenship allows me to be an EU citizen as well, I didn’t specify how long I should visit each country for.  I always felt that just

Amsterdam Centraal

And at the end of my day admiring the heritage and architecture of Amsterdam, I was welcomed back onto the trains by this amazing station building. The building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened in 1889.  It may look

Amsterdam Centraal

And at the end of my day admiring the heritage and architecture of Amsterdam, I was welcomed back onto the trains by this amazing station building. The building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened in 1889.  It may look

The station next door

Travellers on the London Underground will have encountered the tube station ‘KingsCrossStPancras’.  Above ground, there are two stations directly next to each other.  St Pancras, now serving Lille, Brussels and Paris and Kings Cross from which trains go to domestic

The station next door

Travellers on the London Underground will have encountered the tube station ‘KingsCrossStPancras’.  Above ground, there are two stations directly next to each other.  St Pancras, now serving Lille, Brussels and Paris and Kings Cross from which trains go to domestic

Permanent St Pancras Art

St Pancras tweeted this link to me about last week’s post, a YouTube video about One More Time.  You can watch it here. The two permanent works of art are both bronzes.  To one side, by the Booking Office Bar is

Permanent St Pancras Art

St Pancras tweeted this link to me about last week’s post, a YouTube video about One More Time.  You can watch it here. The two permanent works of art are both bronzes.  To one side, by the Booking Office Bar is

Temporary Station Art

On the upper level of the station there are two permanent works of public art as well as one site for temporary exhibition of different works of art.  London has two other such locations, the fourth plinth on Trafalgar Square

Temporary Station Art

On the upper level of the station there are two permanent works of public art as well as one site for temporary exhibition of different works of art.  London has two other such locations, the fourth plinth on Trafalgar Square